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Should I remove DVD Solution?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,056
United States Rank #13,422
Reach 0.0503%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.45 days
337.86 days >
Average installed length: 177.52 days

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DVD Solution

What is DVD Solution?  (from CyberLink)

CyberLink DVD Solution is your DVD everything for playback, authoring and burning. CyberLink DVD Solution (CDS) is a loaded media suite offering the full range of audio-video, disc and data-related functionality: DVD playback, CD/DVD authoring and burning, slideshow creation, video editing, photo retouching, music ripp...  Read more


DVD Solution is a program developed by CyberLink. The main program executable is powerstarter.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 4.38 MB (4,596,863 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 20% of users of DVD Solution come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cyberlink\dvd solution
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FBF6C24-C1FD-
Estimated size: 4.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Solution

Program executable:powerstarter.exe
Name:PowerOctopus Application
PowerOctopus MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\dvd solution\powerstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • evoparser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • Skin.dll - Skin Dynamic Link Library (Skin DLL)
  • PowerBar.exe - PowerBar Application
  • Port.dll
  • COMCTL32.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Common Controls Library)
  • Language.dll - Language Dynamic Link Library (Language DLL)
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lftga13n.dll
  • LTDIS13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.DLL
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PowerStarter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PStarterVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'OpenWithPowerStarter.

How do I remove DVD Solution?

You can uninstall DVD Solution from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DVD Solution, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove DVD Solution.

Win XP 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 83.55%
Windows 7 10.39%
Windows Vista 3.63%
Windows 10 2.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 83.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.04%
Windows 7 Professional 1.63%
Windows 10 Home 0.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.47%
  Germany 11.83%
  Canada 10.23%
  Brazil 6.95%
  Australia 6.76%
  Italy 5.82%
  Israel 5.35%
  France 4.60%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Japan 2.54%
  Spain 2.35%
  Poland 1.78%
  Hungary 1.60%
  Czech Republic 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 24.80%
Intel 17.94%
Dell 15.12%
Hewlett-Packard 6.05%
Sahara 5.65%
ASUS 4.84%
Acer 4.64%
Toshiba 2.02%
Common models
Micro-Star MSI Notebook V... 2.76%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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